Closing Argument

Successful Appeal - Mrs. Greeley, by Mr. Greeley

2002, b, entered stud 2006

LOUISIANA'S LEADING SIRE
$3 MILLION-PLUS IN '11 EARNINGS
Top-10 Third Crop Sire
2nd, Kentucky Derby(G1)

2014 FEE: $5,000 Live Foal

Standing at Louisiana Stallion Station North, Carenco, LA

Tools and Resources

Current Top Performers Worldwide

What's This?
Up to 10 runners are listed for each sire. Runners represent the stallion’s top performers for the year and are displayed according to a hierarchy that gives first preference to the date, graded stakes, stakes, and then non-stakes races. These are sorted by best performance. Older results will remain listed if no new performances occur to replace them. At the beginning of a new year, this section will display the top performers for the previous year through March 31 but a preference is given to current year runners. Each horse listed is linked to additional information including pedigree, sale history, race chart (with video and recap when available). Race data include distance in furlongs; final time of race; and track code. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services.
Horse Age/Sex/Best Win Broodmare Sire Race (Stakes Grade if Applicable; Date; Purse; Distance; Time; Track)
LITTLE GERDA 5 yo, m, G2W Buddha
Centaur S. (gr. II, 9/14/2014, $540,706, Hanshin-JPN )
TV Nishinippon Corp. Sho Kitakyushu Kinen (gr. III, 8/24/2014, $371,823, Kokura-JPN )
CLOSING REPORT 3 yo, f, SW Corporate Report
Azalea S. ( 2/28/2014, $100,000, 7 1/2 furlongs, 1:34.95, Delta Downs ) Replay
LA Bred Premier Night Starlet S. ( 2/1/2014, $125,000, 7 furlongs, 1:26.90, Delta Downs ) Replay
Brazyn Appeal 3 yo, f, SPL Runaway Groom
2nd Pretty Jenny S. ( 4/26/2014, $100,000, 6 furlongs, 1:11.59, Hawthorne ) Replay
3rd Purple Violet S. ( 6/7/2014, $100,000, 1 mile, 1:37.83, Arlington ) Replay
Dr. Advo Cat 3 yo, g, SPL Tale of the Cat
2nd Tall Stack S. ( 5/8/2014, $50,000, 6 1/2 furlongs, 1:17.41, Belterra Park ) Replay
3rd Green Carpet S. ( 6/1/2014, $50,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:44.20, Belterra Park ) Replay
SMACK SMACK 3 yo, g, SW Victory Gallop
3rd Prairie Mile S. ( 5/31/2014, $75,000, 1 mile, 1:37.88, Prairie Meadows ) Replay
DETERMINATO 6 yo, g, SW Jeblar
3rd Gulfstream Park Turf Sprint S. ( 2/1/2014, $75,000, 5 furlongs, 0:56.98, Gulfstream Park ) Replay
SOC ( 9/18/2014, $17,900, Gulfstream Park )
De Novo 4 yo, f, WNR Sea Wall
STR ( 9/18/2014, $12,000, Presque Isle Downs )
CLM ( 9/10/2014, $11,400, Presque Isle Downs )
Court's Ruling 2 yo, c, WNR Harlan
ALW ( 9/6/2014, $20,000, 4 furlongs, 0:48.07, Hazel Park )
MSW ( 8/1/2014, $19,500, 5 1/2 furlongs, 1:05.48, Thistledown ) Replay
Fuzzy Muzzle 5 yo, g, WNR Victory Gallop
ALW ( 8/16/2014, $49,500, 6 furlongs, 1:09.86, Monmouth Park ) Replay
Acquittal 4 yo, f, WNR Forestry
ALW ( 8/11/2014, $22,200, 5 1/2 furlongs, 1:06.21, Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort ) Replay
MSW ( 7/20/2014, $19,400, 5 1/2 furlongs, 1:05.87, Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort ) Replay

Leading Runners Worldwide

What's This?
Up to 10 runners are listed in each category: Lifetime Earnings, Current Year Earnings, and Class Performance Index (CPI). Lifetime Earnings and Current Year Earnings include Northern Hemisphere winnings. CPI is the average earnings per start for an individual runner divided by the average earnings per start for all horses of the same crop and gender that raced in the same country for a given year.

By Lifetime Earnings

Name Earnings
Little Gerda $2,071,925
Close It Out $459,881
Capital Account $455,080
Determinato $373,142
Jonathan's Girl $306,942
Fiftyfour Forever $275,206
Rock Alex $251,116
My Irish Girl $221,794
Closing Report $220,528
Smack Smack $210,564

By Current Year Earnings

Name Earnings
Little Gerda $1,062,017
Closing Report $149,500
Rock Alex $92,017
Brazyn Appeal $73,704
American Pride $68,650
Cage Fighter $67,331
Sidebar $54,160
Pistolpackinsenora $52,330
Sixteen Stone $52,223
Seventh Son $43,045

By Class Performance Index

Name CPI
Little Gerda 28.11
Closing Report 6.37
Pistolpackinsenora 5.52
Determinato 4.49
Close It Out 4.05
Smack Smack 4.01
American Pride 3.76
Cage Fighter 3.18
Litigate 3.10
Hung Jury 3.05

Recent North American Winners and Stakes Performers

What's This?
All winning or stakes-placed progeny are listed for North American performances within the previous seven days. Winners are updated on the list only when the information on new winners is available. Juvenile runners are included in a separate list. For each runner is listed his or her name, age and sex, and broodmare sire. Race data include the race name (when applicable), track, official finish position, distance, and race date. If video of the race is available, a camera icon and “Replay” are linked to a video player. Equibase charts for all races are also linked.

2-Year-Olds

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
Made Bail (2 yo/g) Emancipator MSW, Laurel Park (1st, 6 Furlongs, 10/16) Replay Equibase Chart

3-Year-Olds and up

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
West College (3 yo/g) Gold Token CLM, Finger Lakes (1st , 6 Furlongs, 10/14) n/a Equibase Chart

Upcoming North American Race Entries

What's This?
This section lists the progeny entered in an upcoming race in North America (U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico) for the subject stallion. Weekly entries are published as soon as they are available through Equibase and are only for races that meet the following purse thresholds: All stakes $50,000 and up; allowance races for $30,000 and up; claiming and optional claiming for $50,000 and up; maiden special weights for $20,000 and up; and, maiden claiming races worth $20,000 or more. For each runner is listed its post position, name, age and sex, and name of the dam. Race data includes the race type or name (applicable to stakes), race date, race number, track, purse, distance, assigned weight, jockey, trainer, breeder and owner.
Post Horse / Age / Sex / Dam Race Wt Jockey / Trainer Breeder / Owner
1 Closing Katie
  • 2 yo Filly
  • Wonderful 'n Wild
MSW
10/22/2014, Race 7, Delta Downs, $28,000, 5f
120
  • Billy Charles Patin
  • Scott Gelner
  • H. Smoot Fahlgren
  • Mark Norman
5 Close It Out
  • 6 yo Gelding
  • Honeymoon Sweep
ALW
10/22/2014, Race 6, Gulfstream Park West, $44,000, 6f
121
  • Jose Valdivia, Jr.
  • Steve Towne
  • Mr. & Mrs. Samuel H. Rogers Jr.
  • Samuel H. Rogers, Jr.
2 It's Closing Time
  • 4 yo Filly
  • Deal the Cards
ALW
10/25/2014, Race 4, Parx Racing, $37,000, 5 1/2f
119
  • Emilio Flores
  • Flint W. Stites
  • Sam E. English II
  • Sam E. English, II

Closing Argument's Northern Hemisphere Rankings

What's This?
Stallions whose progeny performance statistics make them the top 100 sires nationally or among the top 25 leadings sires in a given state are listed with runners, winners, stakes winners, stakes wins, graded stakes winners, grade I stakes winners, chief earner, and aggregate earnings identified for the current year. The same data for the previous year is also presented if the sire met the ranking thresholds. All data except stakes and graded stakes represents Northern Hemisphere data; stakes information is worldwide.
  Rankings Rnrs Wnrs SWs SWins GSWs G1SWs Chief Earner Earnings
2014 92 56 2 4 1 0 Closing Report ($149,500) $1,832,796
2013 129 78 5 7 0 0 Determinato ($204,270) $2,999,069

Auction Results (N. Hemisphere only)

What's This?
Summary sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all significant sales in the Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially. Below the summary results are links to worldwide hip-by-hip results for the major sales during the current year and two previous years. An online database with access to more detailed searches is available at www.bloodhorse.com/auctions-tool/. Recent Results Displays hip-by-hip sales results for the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares from the past two months; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed.
2014 2013
Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os
Number Sold 1 0 2 5 0 0 13 2
Total Average $15,000 $0 $19,500 $34,400 $0 $0 $12,308 $137,500
Total Median $15,000 $0 $19,500 $30,000 $0 $0 $9,000 $137,500
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $26,000 (1) $42,333 (3) n/a $0 (0) $17,800 (5) $180,000 (1)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $13,000 (1) $22,500 (2) n/a $0 (0) $8,875 (8) $95,000 (1)

Closing Argument's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Current Sales Results

What's This?
Sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially.

No Northern Hemisphere sales activity to date.

Closing Argument's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Upcoming Sales Entries

What's This?
North American auction listings are included for the progeny and covered mares of all featured stallions. Expand each sale by clicking the + symbol to the left of the sale name. Entries include hip number, name (when applicable), sex, year of birth, type [A=stallion; B=broodmare; C=stallion season; D=broodmare prospect; E=racing or broodmare prospect; F=racing or stallion prospect; G=stallion prospect; H=horse; I=racing prospect; S=stallion share; W=weanling; Y=yearling; 2 (or other numeral)=age of hip], sire, dam, broodmare sire, and consignor. Cover sire information is available for broodmares that have been bred by hovering the cursor over the “B” designation.

Equine Sales of Louisiana 2014 Open Yearlings and Mixed Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
12 Couture Appeal f 2013 Y Closing Argument Courtly Couture Doneraile Court fi5B Farm LLC
139 c 2014 W Closing Argument Unbridled Action Unbridled's Song Energy Solutions Consultants LLC

Keeneland Association November 2014 Breeding Stock Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
745 My Irish Girl m 2007 B Closing Argument Rich Assertion Rizzi Adena Springs, Agent VI
2585 Case Made f 2011 B Closing Argument Magic Way Runaway Groom Four Star Sales, Agent
3582 Oatka Idas Rose m 2008 B Closing Argument Oatka Idas Destiny A. P Jet Terrazas Thoroughbreds, Agent
3703 Tascosa m 2007 B Closing Argument Tammany Hall Clever Trick Woodard Bloodstock, Agent

Pedigree

What's This?
A brief pedigree is accompanied by a notation of inbreeding within five generations. Below the sire’s name are two links—“Download Stallion Register Pages” goes to the stallion’s current Stallion Register print pages in PDF (if made available by the subscribing farm) and the equineline.com “Reports” link goes to a list of reports available from The Jockey Club’s equineline.com service.

Closing Argument

Successful Appeal Valid Appeal In Reality
Desert Trial
Successful Dancer Fortunate Prospect
Debonair Dancer
Mrs. Greeley Mr. Greeley Gone West
Long Legend
Rare Review Groovy
Royal Tantrum

Inbreeding

5S X 4D Mr. Prospector.

Race Record

What's This?
Sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially.
Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (SP) 3rd (SP) Earned
2 5 2 ( 1 ) 2 ( 2 ) 1 ( 1 ) $421,984
3 4 1 ( 1 ) 1 ( 1 ) 1 ( 1 ) $565,000
Totals 9 3 3 2 $986,984

Won at 2

  • NATC Futurity at Delaware Park

    (6f, D, defeating Alexandersrun, Mikethegeneral, B Trick, Golden Union, Liquid Romance, Cousin Randy). Replay
  • A maiden special weight race at Saratoga

    (5f, D, defeating Prime, Southack, Coup D Etat, Swissle Stick, Made Man). Replay

2nd at 2

  • Boyd Gaming's Delta Jackpot S. at Delta Downs

    (8.5f, D, to Texcess, defeating Anthony J., My Parade, Cherokee Path, Funk, Leaving On My Mind, Accurate, United, Major League). Replay
  • Jack Price Juvenile S. at Calder Race Course

    (7f, D, to Flamenco, defeating Dover Dere, Lucky Frolic, G P's Black Knight, Hesa Big Star, Derwin's Hope, General John B, My Buddy Richie). Replay

3rd at 2

  • Florida Stallion In Reality S. at Calder Race Course

    (8.5f, D, to B. B. Best, Anthony J., defeating Alexandersrun, Dance to Remember, Dusty Minister, Cin Cin, Hal's Image, Captain Corelli, Favre, Qureall, Hostile Witness, Cherokee Chase). Replay

Won at 3

  • Holy Bull S. (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park

    (9f, D, defeating Kansas City Boy, High Fly, Criminal Mind, Dearest Mon, Drum Major, Hostile Witness, G P's Black Knight). Replay

2nd at 3

  • Kentucky Derby (gr. I) at Churchill Downs

    (10f, D, to Giacomo, defeating Afleet Alex, Don't Get Mad, Buzzards Bay, Wilko, Bellamy Road, Andromeda's Hero, Flower Alley, High Fly, Greeley's Galaxy, Coin Silver, Greater Good, Noble Causeway, Sun King, Spanish Chestnut, Sort It Out, Going Wild, Bandini, High Limit). Replay

3rd at 3

  • Toyota Blue Grass S. (gr. I) at Keeneland

    (9f, D, to Bandini, High Limit, defeating Sun King, Consolidator, Spanish Chestnut, Mr Sword). Replay

As Broodmare Sire

What's This?
Information provided for stallions with producing daughters includes the number of producers and number of foals, runners, winners, juvenile winners, and stakes winners. Broodmare Sire Average Earnings Index (AEI) is a ratio of the progeny average earnings of the stallion’s producing daughters with the total average of all broodmare sires’ progeny, during the same year and within the same country.

Closing Argument is the sire of 13 dams of 3 named foals of racing age, 0 rnrs (0%), 0 wnrs (0%), 0 2yo wnrs (0%), 0.00 AEI, 1.59 CI; 0 sw, Leading Earner: ($).

Nicking and Broodmare Sire Reports from

Farm Information

Louisiana Stallion Station North

3411 Mills Street, Carencro, LA 70520.
Inquiries to Phyllis Comeaux (337) 896-5102.

E-mail: lama4c@aol.com

Web Site: www.lastallionstation.com

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